NCA's 2016 Best Coloring Book

On February 25th of this year, the National Coloring Association's board of directors announced the winner of the NCA 2016 Best Coloring Book contest. Prissy Elrod's entry, Far Outside The Ordinary is the winner. Her Far Outside The Ordinary Coloring Book Set won the Best Coloring Book title by scoring 9 out of a possible 10 points. The board's impressions and scoring results for this entry are provided on the AWARD WINNERS page of this website.

Ms. Elrod is a professional speaker, artist, humorist, and a published author. She was born and raised in Lake City, Florida, and now lives in Tallahassee with her husband. She earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Florida State University.

Her NCA contest entry included three coloring books, Far Outside the Ordinary Coloring Butterflies, Far Outside the Ordinary Coloring Flowers and Far Outside the Ordinary Coloring Circles. Each of her coloring books for grownups are for sale on Amazon as well as her website prissyelrod.com.

One super offer from Prissy Elrod is FREE printable coloring pages. These are great for grownups and youngsters too. Her coloring pages for adults are original drawings and there is no limit to the number of downloads. Each month FIVE FREE COLORING PAGES are available to download and for your coloring pleasure. These are all original mandala drawings created by an artist in the United States.

Prissy also sells her three book set only on her website. Another great offer is, one of her Coloring Books is FREE when the Far Outside the Ordinary Coloring Book Set of three is purchased at her store with freight included at no cost. To preview her Coloring Books visit the ARTIST page of her website.





Dover Creative Haven Art Nouveau Animal Designs Coloring Book (Adult Coloring) Paperback February 21, 2013

Inspired by the works of M. P. Verneuil, Alphonse Mucha, and other Art Nouveau masters, 31 elegant designs celebrate the sensuous Art Nouveau style. The imaginative illustrations feature patterns of graceful swans, peacocks, butterflies, and other creatures, as well as intertwined vines, flowers, and other plant life. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display.

Specially designed for experienced colorists, Art Nouveau Animal Designs and other Creative Haven adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Previously published as Art Nouveau Animal Designs Coloring Book. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.

Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book Paperback February 17, 2015

This magical coloring book by Johanna Basford takes colorists through an enchanted forest to discover what lies in the castle. Similarly interactive like SECRET GARDEN, ENCHANTED FOREST also features hidden objects and fun mazes.

Beginning at the entrance to a fairy-tale forest, the journey progresses through highly embellished woods and through intricate flora. Castles, treasure chests, and other magical elements add a fairy tale narrative to the designs. Special features include a gate-folded two-page spread, and a colorable jacket.


The Gorgeous Colouring Book for GIRLS (A Really RELAXING Colouring Book) Paperback July 14, 2015

The Gorgeous Colouring Book for GIRLS
is a fun and relaxing creative colouring book created especially for girls of all ages , and makes the perfect gift for the little lady in your life!
Whether they're into kittens or unicorns, fashion or princesses, this book has a fantastic variety of designs created especially for girls to colour and enjoy!

Watch her put down her gadgets, turn off the TV, and switch off and unleash her inner creativity as she gets lots in a world of colouring in these fun patterns and designs.

Each of these beautiful individual designs are printed on a single page with the reverse left blank so no bleed through, and perfect whether you use pencils, pens or paints. Collect the whole ' Really Relaxing Colouring Book' series, the lovely ' Completely Calming Colouring Books' series or try our unique ' Cool Colouring Books' Collection too!

Adult Coloring Books: A Coloring Book for Adults Featuring Mandalas and Henna Inspired Flowers, Animals, and Paisley Patterns


Amazon 5 star review by Jackie Cooper -Captivating, Complex and Intricately detailed, you will want to color every single picture in this book! Printed one per page!, August 4, 2015

Filled with Captivating, Complex and Intricately detailed Paisley Patterns, Circular Mandalas, Flowers and a even few Animals, plus 3 girls in graceful yoga poses, as well as a goddess, all are adorned in elaborate designs and patterns inspired by the ancient Mehndi (henna tattoo) patterns of Africa, India, and the Middle East. You will want to color every single picture in this book! When my mind is racing and stress fills my being, I grab my Colored pencils, Ultra Fine Markers or Gel Pens and this book; I spend a few minutes adding color to these gorgeous patterns and almost immediately the stress is replaced with calm and tranquility. Coloring brings Harmony to my world.

Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Animal Designs

Amazon 5 star review by Jackie Cooper #1 HALL OF FAMETOP 10 REVIEWER on April 23, 2015

What a wonderful book , full of stunning, imaginative, very detailed, highly decorated, animal drawings, a couple are simply detailed, a couple more than diabolically detailed, most are just right, like the Cat I colored and I am attaching. The images are centered on each page and include both just head images and full animal images. Coloring in this book takes a steady hand, challenges your creativity, and inspires you.

If you like the cover picture, you will love this book, most of the illustrations are just as good or better.(The COVER PICTURE is NOW included in the book, it is on line at the following site for you to print and color as an amazing FREE example of the other illustrations you will have when you purchase this unique coloring book.

Journey to the Ice Palace (Disney Frozen) (Jumbo Coloring Book) Paperback October 1, 2013

Disney's Frozen is a computer-animated musical comedy-adventure in which a young princess named Anna is cursed by her estranged sister, the coldhearted Snow Queen Elsa. Anna's only hope of reversing the curse is to survive a perilous but thrilling journey across an icy landscape. Joined by a rugged, thrill-seeking outdoorsman, his one-antlered reindeer, and a hapless snowman, Anna must race against time, conquer the elements, and battle an army of menacing snowmen if she ever hopes to melt Elsa's frozen heart.

Boys and girls ages 3 7 will love to join in the adventure with this 96-page coloring and activity book based on the hit movie and featuring a foil and embossed cover!

Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book Paperback March 26, 2013
Experience the phenomenon that has sold 2 million copies worldwide and launched the coloring craze for adults.

This beautiful and interactive coloring book features delicate and highly detailed pen-and-ink illustrations all waiting to be brought to life with color. As added entertainment, tiny garden creatures are hidden on the pages, waiting to be found, and a key and index are included in the back. The book's cover and jacket are also colorable.

Appealing to all ages, SECRET GARDEN is the original and first book by Johanna Basford.



Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Patterns Paperback March 28, 2015

"Our favorite coloring book company." The Skimm
As featured in Time, the New York Times, USA Today and publications around the world!
A #1 National Bestseller on Amazon!
This adult coloring book features over 45 lovingly detailed patterns.
Designs range in complexity from beginner to expert-level.
Provides hours and hours of stress relief, mindful calm, and fun, creative expression.
Join millions of adults all around the world who are rediscovering the simple relaxation and joy of coloring!

Rediscover and celebrate the artist within, with Blue Star Coloring Adult Coloring Books

Creative Haven Creative Cats Coloring Book (Adult Coloring)

Cat fanciers and coloring enthusiasts will be enchanted with this gallery of original designs

Form a rich tapestry of motifs that includes hearts flowers and paisleys in various patterns

This book contains more than thirty full-page portraits of pretty pussycats



Adult Coloring Books: Animals - Stress Relief Coloring Book Paperback December 3, 2015

40 Pages of Stunning Animals to Color!
A Best Seller Adult Coloring Book!
Features detailed birds, African wildlife, fish, wildcats, and more
Simply sit back, relax, and choose the animal design that connects with you
Color in the pages with your choice of color pencil, pen, marker, and/or crayon.
Each coloring page is on a separate sheet
The animals designs in this book were influenced by both eastern and western art. Using everything from mosaics to henna, the calm enjoyment from coloring these pieces feels endless.

Creative Haven Dream Doodles: A Coloring Book with a Hidden Picture Twist (Adult Coloring) Paperback July 22, 2015

Twenty-eight intricate images offer a mind-expanding coloring experience. But there's more here than meets the eye look closely to find the bumblebees, teacups, mushrooms, and other surprising figures hidden amid the wild, swirling designs. Answers are included and illustrations are printed on one side of perforated pages for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Dream Doodles with a Hidden Picture Twist and other Creative Haven adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.